Distinguished Lectures

Upcoming Events

Friday  Oct. 31, 2014
Homecoming Lecture: Computers That We Can Wear
Babak Parviz
Vice President
Amazon
1:30pm - 2:30pm in 1500 EECS

Homecoming Lecture: From Snowstorms to Star Trek: A Career in Advanced Technology
Peter Lee
Corporate Vice President
Microsoft Research
3:00pm - 4:00pm in Stamps Auditorium


Tuesday  Dec. 09, 2014
Distinguished Lecture Series
Jose Gomez-Marquez
Program Director, Innovations in International Health Initiative
MIT
4:30pm - 5:30pm in 1670 Beyster


Monday  Mar. 23, 2015
Distinguished Lecture Series
Rosalind Picard
Founder and Director of the Affective Computing Research Group
MIT
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 1670 Beyster

 
Past Events

Monday  Apr. 21, 2014
The Economics of a Job: Why Starting or Joining a Start-up Might Make More Sense
Abdur Chowdhury
Co-founder and CEO, Pushd


Thursday  Apr. 03, 2014
Crypto Wars Part Deux: How the NSA is Making Us All Less Safe
Cindy Cohn
Legal Director
Electronic Frontier Foundation
Presentation: Presentation


Friday  Mar. 14, 2014
Chemical – Electronic Coupling and the InAs Two-Dimensional Electron Gas (2DEG): Highly Sensitive and Selective Sensing of Surface- Based Biomolecule Interactions
April S. Brown
John Cocke Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Duke University


Friday  Feb. 14, 2014
Does Wiretapping Make US More Secure?: What a Computer Scientist Has to Add to the National Conversation
Susan Landau
Senior Staff Privacy Analyst
Google
Presentation: Presentation


Monday  Dec. 02, 2013
Provable Bounds for Machine Learning: Getting Around Intractability
Sanjeev Arora
Charles C. Fitzmorris Professor of Computer Science
Princeton
Presentation: Presentation


Tuesday  Nov. 19, 2013
Debugging DC: Why Government Is That Way, and How to Start Fixing It
Edward W. Felten
Professor of Computer Science and Public Affairs
Princeton University
Presentation: Presentation


Friday  Oct. 04, 2013
What it Takes to Lead in Technology
Steve Mollenkopf
President and Chief Operating Officer
Qualcomm Incorporated
Presentation: Presentation


Monday  Apr. 22, 2013
The Science and Engineering of Online Learning
Peter Norvig
Director of Research
Google
Presentation: Presentation


Monday  Feb. 25, 2013
From Computational Thinking to Computational Values
Hal Abelson
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Presentation: Presentation


Thursday  Jan. 17, 2013
A Free Digital Society
Richard Stallman
President and Founder
Free Software Foundation
Presentation: Presentation


Thursday  Oct. 25, 2012
Curtis Ling: Founding to post-IPO: One Perspective on Technology Entrepreneurship and Fabless Design
Curtis Ling
CTO and co-founder
MaxLinear


Wednesday  Oct. 24, 2012
Making Parallelism Easy: A 25 Year Odyssey
Kunle Olukotun, Rackham Centennial Lecture
Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Stanford University
Presentation: Presentation


Friday  Oct. 19, 2012
Computer Science: Past, Present, and Future
Ed Lazowska
Bill & Melinda Gates Chair in Computer Science & Engineering
University of Washington and Chair, Computing Community Consortium
Presentation: Presentation


Friday  Oct. 12, 2012
Daniel Moloney - ECE Alumni Award Winner Lecture
Daniel Moloney
Past President
Motorola Mobility

Inmates vs Asylum: Overtime
Krisztián Flautner – CSE Merit Award Winner Lecture
Vice President for R&D
ARM, Inc.

 

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